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TClarkeLSE:CTO Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£68.4m

7D

2.5%

1Y

68.0%

Updated

30 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
CTO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends2/6

CTO Stock Overview

TClarke plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, installation, integration, and maintenance of the digital, mechanical, and electrical technologies and infrastructures in the United Kingdom.

TClarke Competitors

Persimmon

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Barratt Developments

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UK£7.1b

Taylor Wimpey

LSE:TW.

UK£5.7b

Berkeley Group Holdings

LSE:BKG

UK£4.8b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for TClarke
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.63
52 Week HighUK£1.86
52 Week LowUK£0.84
Beta0.94
1 Month Change0.93%
3 Month Change20.74%
1 Year Change68.04%
3 Year Change81.92%
5 Year Change174.53%
Change since IPO443.33%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 27
Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At TClarke (LON:CTO)

Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At TClarke (LON:CTO)

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Oct 04
When Should You Buy TClarke plc (LON:CTO)?

When Should You Buy TClarke plc (LON:CTO)?

TClarke plc ( LON:CTO ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a significant share price rise of over 20% in the...

Sep 16
TClarke (LON:CTO) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

TClarke (LON:CTO) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' So it might be obvious that you need to...

Shareholder Returns

CTOGB ConstructionGB Market
7D2.5%-2.9%-2.6%
1Y68.0%21.2%10.9%

Return vs Industry: CTO exceeded the UK Construction industry which returned 25.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CTO exceeded the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CTO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CTO volatility
CTO Average Weekly Movement9.2%
Construction Industry Average Movement4.0%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: CTO is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CTO's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
18891,294Mark Lawrencehttps://www.tclarke.co.uk

TClarke plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, installation, integration, and maintenance of the digital, mechanical, and electrical technologies and infrastructures in the United Kingdom. The company also provides mechanical and electrical contracting and related services to the construction industry and end users; and ICT services. In addition, it offers technology solutions in the areas of data centers, infrastructures and networks, AV systems, fire systems, alarm and security systems, smart buildings, and offsite manufacture and prefabrication.

TClarke Fundamentals Summary

How do TClarke's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CTO fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£68.38m
Earnings (TTM)UK£3.90m
Revenue (TTM)UK£264.00m

17.5x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CTO income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£264.00m
Cost of RevenueUK£231.10m
Gross ProfitUK£32.90m
ExpensesUK£29.00m
EarningsUK£3.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Mar 09, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.093
Gross Margin12.46%
Net Profit Margin1.48%
Debt/Equity Ratio78.9%

How did CTO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.7%

Current Dividend Yield

48%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is TClarke undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

44.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CTO (£1.63) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.93)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CTO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CTO is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the UK Construction industry average (19.8x).

PE vs Market: CTO is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the UK market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CTO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CTO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the GB Construction industry average (1.4x).


Future Growth

How is TClarke forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

27.6%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if CTO's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CTO's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CTO's revenue (27.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CTO's revenue (27.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CTO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has TClarke performed over the past 5 years?

-0.09%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CTO has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CTO's current net profit margins (1.5%) are higher than last year (1.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CTO's earnings have declined by 0.09% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CTO's earnings growth over the past year (30%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.09% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CTO earnings growth over the past year (30%) exceeded the Construction industry -7.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CTO's Return on Equity (20.5%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is TClarke's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CTO's short term assets (£111.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£103.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: CTO's short term assets (£111.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£30.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CTO has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CTO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.6% to 78.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CTO's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.3%).

Interest Coverage: CTO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is TClarke current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.70%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CTO's dividend (2.7%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: CTO's dividend (2.7%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CTO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CTO's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.5%), CTO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Mark Lawrence (53 yo)

11.83yrs

Tenure

UK£799,146

Compensation

Mr. Mark Lawrence has been Group Chief Executive Officer of T Clarke plc since January 1, 2010 and has served as its Managing Director of London operations since 2007. Mr. Lawrence serves as Member of Grou...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD1.06M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD324.53K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

Experienced Board: CTO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

TClarke plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: TClarke plc
  • Ticker: CTO
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1889
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: UK£68.381m
  • Shares outstanding: 41.95m
  • Website: https://www.tclarke.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • TClarke plc
  • 45 Moorfields
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC2Y 9AE
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:38
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.